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March 10th, 2009

Tennis Instruction: Catch Your Volleys Instead of Hitting Them

As a teaching professional, speaker, and writer, I am always looking for ways to help players master shot-making skills. And, when I say “players,” I mean many players, as in thousands. This is because I often address hundreds of players (and coaches) at a time when I speak, or, if I’m on the court, sometimes [...]

Posted by TennisOne @ 3:31 pm in Instruction, Tennis | 2 Comments »

October 22nd, 2008

Tennis Instruction: Creating Balance in Your Strokes

One major problem that players of all abilities tend to experience is hitting shots off-balance. An imbalance can be caused by many elements of a stroke: using poor footwork, reaching for the ball with the racquet (instead of moving the feet to the ball), or simply not having full control of one’s body while in [...]

Posted by TennisOne @ 6:51 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »